"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
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Noa Jansma, a 20-year-old student from Amsterdam, experienced everything from wolf-whistling to being asked for sex
A virtual exhibition and Facebook Live link-up have given global art lovers a fresh look at the artist's 'Sunflowers' series
On Saturday a parade of decorated boats passed through Amsterdam’s historic canals as part of the city’s Gay Pride festival.
The Canal Parade is
Accommodation-sharing portal Airbnb has vowed to take the ‘strongest action’ after claims a woman was pushed down stairs by a host in
Predrag “Peđa” Mijatovic is known as the hero of the 1998 Champions League final.
Ajax beat Lyon 4-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final, but will the French side's away goal prove crucial when the two sides meet again in France?
Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are once again hanging in an Amsterdam museum 14 years after being stolen by the mafia.
A Flybe flight carrying 59 passengers from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol has had to be evacuated after a landing gear reportedly failed to deploy.
An extraordinary row has broken out over a new book that claims to contain previously unpublished drawings by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh.
The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.
Milanese Maestro Daniele Gatti takes the helm of Amsterdam's world renowned Concertgebouw Orchestra
Young European musicians get a chance to play with the creme de la creme
Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst was a star guest at the climax of Amsterdam Gay Pride.
A bomb scare on Monday forced the closure of a motorway leading to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
Dutch side Ajax have appointed former Netherlands international midfielder Peter Bosz as their new manager.
Ajax Amsterdam and coach Frank de Boer have parted company after six years.
Eurozone finance ministers say there has been progress on a deal between Greece and its lenders but there is still some way to go.
Imagining tomorrow’s sustainable, self-sufficient city: that is the goal of Fab City, a global project which started in Barcelona two years ago and
Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport was partly evacuated late on Tuesday night after a so called “suspicious” man was arrested and bomb technicians were